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Definitions for dekker
ˈdɛk ərdekker

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dekker, Decker, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Deckernoun

    English dramatist and pamphleteer (1572-1632)


  1. Dekker

    Dekker is a Dutch occupational surname equivalent to English Thatcher.


  1. dekker

    Dekker is a surname of Dutch origin. However, in terms of computer science, Dekker's algorithm is a concurrency protocol for mutual exclusion that allows two or more threads to share a single-use resource without conflict, using only shared memory for communication. It was developed by Dutch mathematician and computer scientist, Th. J. Dekker.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Dekker is ranked #13506 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Dekker surname appeared 2,246 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Dekker.

    93.8% or 2,107 total occurrences were White.
    3.3% or 75 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 37 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 13 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 9 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.2% or 5 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dekker in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dekker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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